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Welcome to the Puget Sound Career
Development Association (PSCDA)

PSCDA is celebrating its 30th year!

Mission of PSCDA

Founded in 1986, our mission is to provide our members unique and ongoing opportunities for learning, connecting with colleagues, and promoting themselves as career development professionals.

  • Professional development though our guest speakers, webinars, and annual training conference.
  • Opportunities to promote your private practice such as advertising in our "Find a Counselor" directory.
  • Networking opportunities with area career development professionals through our website directories and meetings.
  • Access to our members-only job board, members forum and archive.


Our membership includes counselors, HR managers, career transition specialists, professional resume writers, academic advisors, corporate trainers, career consultants and career, life and executive coaches, in addition to those who are fascinated by the “world of work.”

Upcoming Events

"Mind the Gap:  How to Talk About your Career Pause"

ReBoot Seattle and the Puget Sound Career Development Association meeting is March 2 from 6pm to 8pm at the Apptio Headquarters in Bellevue. (11100 NE 8th St #600, Bellevue, WA 98004)

We're hosting a panel discussion entitled "Mind the Gap: How to Talk About your Career Pause." We'll talk about strategies, tactics and tools to address those career gaps. 

We're delighted to present: 

Britt Provost SVP People and Culture from Apptio
Sonja Price, Founder and Leadership Strategist, Dynamo Careers
Nancy Jensen, Program Director, ReBoot Seattle

We'll have some upfront remarks, then address questions including: 

  • How do I talk about my volunteer experience when I took time off
  • How much detail does a hiring manager want about my break
  • What are the major objections to expect, and how to counter or neutralize them

Free for active PSCDA Members and ReBoot Seattle Alumni.
$30 for guests.

RSVP form here: https://goo.gl/mJ6nXT
Credit cards accepted on site the time of the event.

For information about other ReBoot events, go to:

ReBoot is a program to help women go back to work after a career break.

For information about the Puget Sound Career Development Association, please contact
Angie Engel, Career Counselor
Central Washington University Des Moines Campus

angela.engel@cwu.edu or


Upcoming Events:
Washington Career Development Association

2017 Professional Development Institute
Friday, May 19th in Vancouver, WA
Clark College


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